Get ready for a new Hotel Transylvania world! Fans of the 2012 animated feature by Sony Pictures Animation can rejoice as more adventures from the spooky center of the world as a third film in the franchise is heading to the silver screen and a series comes to Disney Channel.
The third film will grace the silver screen on September 21st of 2018.
Here is the full details about the upcoming series:
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation announced earlier today the new animated series, ‘Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series’ has been licensed to Disney Channels Worldwide, including the United States, for a unnamed premiere date in 2017. The order consists of 26 22-minute episodes.
Produced at the Nelvana Studio in Toronto, ‘Hotel Transylvania: The Television Series’ focuses on the teenage years of Dracula’s daughter, Mavis, and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. With Dracula away on ‘Official Vampire Business,’ Mavis finally sees her chance to show her father what she can do. With the help of her friends, she decides to put her brilliant ideas of how to run the Hotel into motion, but …enter Aunt Lydia, Dracula’s older and much meaner sister. While Mavis and friends are ready to let loose and have fun, Aunt Lydia pushes for even more order and tradition at the Hotel.
Executive producers on the series are Rick Mischel from Sony Pictures Animation and Scott Dyer, Colin Bohm, and Irene Weibel from Nelvana.
And the third film credit to Deadline:
…follow-up to Sony Pictures Animation’s highest grossing film in the U.S. and the biggest opening ever for a domestic September release —is scheduled to hit theaters September 21, 2018. Director Genndy Tartakovsky (DEXTER’S LABORATORY, STAR WARS: CLONE WARS), who returns to helm this brand new adventure, says, “I thought I was done exploring the world of HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA after the first two films, but while I was away from the franchise finishing my TV show SAMURAI JACK, an idea sparked that I got really excited about and made it irresistible to return and helm myself this third adventure.” Michelle Murdocca is back producing, with Adam Sandler executive producing, and Michael McCullers (AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME, BOSS BABY) writing the screenplay. Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg will be returning as the voices of Dracula, his vampire daughter Mavis, and her human husband Johnny.
I must attest, I have yet to see the first film never mind the second. But it does come across as very intriguing. So it is hard for me to really be able to analyse what we are hearing and come up with any expectations or predictions.
But now I am basically going to have to watch both. Because I am too interested in this now.
Building off what we already know it does look like next year we are going to be getting a very strong line-up of new animated content gracing the networks. And that makes me excited. Every series that we have even seen from Disney alone varies from one another. Not only in terms of genera, tone but even the style that each series has. It is going to be challenging to be constrained to naming only one anticipated series.
Another thing I really find myself applauding the House of Mouse is this sudden string of using pre-exciting properties and acquiring series from other companies. It is something I have high hopes for and do greatly want to see continue well past this year and beyond.
Because something tells me this is far from the last of new animated series we have coming next year.
Join the conversation: Are you excited about Hotel Transylvania’s upcoming series and film?